Your First 4 Mushrooms – A Novice Mushroom Hunter's Hitlist

Editor’s Note: Last weekend, I had the privilege of leading a mushroom walk at Pickards Mountain Eco-Institute. As I have come to expect, the class was filled with curious, enthusiastic students, a good number of whom self-identified as novice mushroom hunters, and Read More

Gomphus Clavatus – The Pig's Ear Mushroom

Editor’s Note: Today’s post will look at the pig’s ear mushroom, Gomphus clavatus. This is a bit of a weirdo mushroom and not everyone likes eating it, but I have had good experiences with this mushroom on the whole. It’s kind of Read More

Mushrooms Are Sexy Part I – A Spore to Shroom View of Fungal Bio

Editor’s Note: Well, I’ve managed to go more than a week without posting to this blog, and the reason is simple but a little reprehensible; you see, it’s officially chanterelle mushroom season in North Carolina, and all the time I Read More

North Carolina's Top 10 Edible Wild Mushrooms

Editor’s Note: Every person has different preferences and tastes, and this is especially true when it comes to wild edible mushrooms. Some mushroom hunters love to eat stink horn eggs, but the only time I tried them it was a Read More

彩63彩票手机官网The Cinnabar Red Chanterelle, Cantharellus cinnabarinus

Editor’s Note: This post about the cinnabar red chanterelle is the third in a series I am dedicating to chanterelle mushrooms in the genus Cantharellus; the first addressed the “classic” yellow-orange chanterelles that grow in North Carolina, and the second Read More

Hedgehog Mushrooms: A Novice Mushroom Hunter's BFF

Hedgehog mushrooms come in several varieties, but from my point of view they’re all lovely. Without question, Hedgehogs are amongst my favorite edible mushrooms. What they lack in distinct flavor they more than make up for in texture; robust and Read More